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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Sudhir Venkatesh This essay looks at the transformation of advertising over the past two decades. Three myths define the worldview of advertising practitioners and sustain their daily practices: advertising as art(istic), advertising as war, and advertising as revolution. They are all a response...
Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 461–482.
Published: 01 September 2007
... exchange: Advertising agencies and the promotional imperative. Journal of Consumer Culture 4 : 339 -60. Edensor, T. 2002 . National identity, popular culture, and everyday life . Oxford: Berg. Foucault, M. 1970 . The order of things: An archaeology of the human sciences . London: Routledge...
Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 January 1989
...William M. O'Barr; Marcio M. Moreira Copyright © 1989-90 by Duke University Press 1989 DEBATES AND CONTROVERSIES The Airbrushing of Culture: An Insider Looks At Global Advertising William M. O'Barr Interviews Marcio M. Moreira In 1987, I was granted...
Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2005
...: Modernity and Postmodernity (1990). Getting the Id to Go Shopping: Psychoanalysis, Advertising, Barbie Dolls, and the Invention of the Consumer Unconscious David...
Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 67–80.
Published: 01 May 1992
... of this advertisement, situating it as an instance of the deployment of the image of the fetus in public culture. I argue that, although by employing the ultrasound image the advertisement draws upon and makes reference to anti-abortion materials, it simultaneously distorts the logic according to which similar...
Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 3 Air purifier advertisement displayed on a Delhi Metro car in December 2017, declaring that “the polluted air outside is in your home too. Breathing it over time is similar to inhaling smoke from several cigarettes.” The advertised unit, by Hindustan Unilever, had a starting sales price More
Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 309–331.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... Before an encounter with content, there is the encounter with surface. As the Nike, Inc. advertising campaign “Chamber of Fear” reveals, that encounter serves a vital purpose in the relationship between publicity and visual communication. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 I thank...
Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 339–364.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Allison Carruth This essay considers a wide range of materials—journalism, fiction, corporate white papers, advertisements, and infographics—to examine an emerging cultural image of green networks. The author puts pressure on the quasi-ecological rhetoric of the cloud by considering the material...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 513–538.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., the dotcom and the digital—in different ways and in different decades—enable Kenyans to imagine with and through time. Using extensive ethnographic research and reflecting on pop music, TV advertising, and streetscapes, we explore how, for many Kenyans the dotcom and the digital are tools for making sense...
in The Cinematic Milieu: Technological Evolution, Digital Infrastructure, and Urban Space > Public Culture
Published: 01 September 2021
figure 9 Rooftop viewing center, Lagos. This is a viewing center erected on top of a roof, with two sides enclosed using old PVC advertisements and the rest of the space open. Photograph by Brian Larkin. More
Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 May 2003
... injured by cigarettes in the legal sense. This change is due to the work of a recent wave of litigants who have shown successfully that tobacco corporations falsely advertised, defectively designed, and knowingly sold an addictive product...
Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 377–393.
Published: 01 September 1993
... neglects and what increasingly characterizes Third World cases is the state’s celebration of its role in that cause. Sri Lankan advertising agencies receive more than half of their revenues from the national government. Raymond Williams calls...
Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 80–83.
Published: 01 May 1989
... was published as a 'commercialism' - satire on corporate advertising and commercialism - in the February 1989 issue of Zeta Maga- zine. It is an alteration of a full page commercial advertisement which ap- peared in The Sunday New York Times on November 27,1988. The only change I made to this ad...
Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 114–120.
Published: 01 May 1990
.... Quayle is holding a Soviet-made flame thrower reportedly confiscated from guerrillas." 13 June 1989, The New York Times, front page). Page 113, poster reprinted with permission from Handgun Control, Inc. NOW. Page 114, top double-page MARC advertisement appearing in Advertising Age, reprinted...
Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 359–361.
Published: 01 May 1993
... Gods Must be Crazy films and recently, of Paul Myburgh’s People of the Great Sandface (1985). A latter-day bridge-building view of the San has been appropriated by a number of corporate advertisers, for example, Spoornet and the SA...
Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 135–143.
Published: 01 May 1990
.... Seeking the Right Looks KUALA LUMPUR - Frank Lewis, a handsome 21-year-old, is a familiar face on Malaysian television. For the past couple of years, he has been featured in commercials for watches, chocolates and hair-lotion. A popular advertising 'talent', in the argot of the industry...
Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 93–112.
Published: 01 May 1991
... stratified, ranging from the open sidewalk stalls where one can buy the cheapest saris to the very exclusive shops that sell designer saris. Sari advertisement in the fonn of writing accompanied by pictorial images is a rather recent phenomenon that emerged as a practice among a certain class...
Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 385–414.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., and advertising executives. In addition to personal interviews, fieldwork has involved identifying neighborhoods and other meeting points (cafés, pubs, artist studios, coworking spaces) that are central hubs of street art activity in each city, repeated visits to key street art locations, participation in street...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 303–328.
Published: 01 May 1996
... advertisements as one way of analyzing this process for the case of Ssio Paulo’s enclaves. After that, I analyze the characteris- tics of the enclaves that make them an urban form which creates segregation and reproduces social inequality while...
Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 307–310.
Published: 01 March 2013
... age, no considerable body of these laws was known, only some rather isolated social and psychological facts, exploited mainly by politicians and advertising companies. These laws were often weak and unreli- able and in little need...